In FY 2015 the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services partnered with the University of Illinois Springfield to develop the Child Protection Training Academy in order to redesign the six-week classroom training for new investigators and create an experiential component. This paper chronicles the goals of the partnership and the planning and implementation of the Academy.
- Child protection
- child welfare; training
- workforce development
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Developmental and Educational Psychology
- Sociology and Political Science